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John Catterson (@jfcatto) and Pete Whiting (@mr_van_w) are two Australian Flipped Educators. Together they talk education, pedagogy and current practice. Find more of Pete and John: Website - www.catfisheducation.com YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/c/MrCattersonScience YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/c/PWhiting
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Jan 23, 2017

Pete (@mr_van_w) decides that two straight white men should fix the problem of apparent sexism in the workplace. After fixing that, John (@jfcatto) looks at some persistent yet incorrect ideas that are often seen as magic bullets for fixing education.  

 

 

Articles:

Pete: Still Fewer Women in Positions of Leadership - Australian Bureau of Statistics 

http://www.abs.gov.au/ausstats/abs@.nsf/Lookup/by%20Subject/4125.0~Aug%202015~Media%20Release~Still%20fewer%20women%20in%20positions%20of%20leadership%20(Media%20Release)~10011 

 

John: 5 Big Ideas in Education That Don't Work - Anya Kamenetz

http://www.npr.org/sections/ed/2017/01/14/508991615/5-big-ideas-in-education-that-dont-work 

Jan 23, 2017

Pete (@mr_van_w) decides that two straight white men should fix the problem of apparent sexism in the workplace. After fixing that, John (@jfcatto) looks at some persistent yet incorrect ideas that are often seen as magic bullets for fixing education.  

 

 

Articles:

Pete: Still Fewer Women in Positions of Leadership - Australian Bureau of Statistics 

http://www.abs.gov.au/ausstats/abs@.nsf/Lookup/by%20Subject/4125.0~Aug%202015~Media%20Release~Still%20fewer%20women%20in%20positions%20of%20leadership%20(Media%20Release)~10011 

 

John: 5 Big Ideas in Education That Don't Work - Anya Kamenetz

http://www.npr.org/sections/ed/2017/01/14/508991615/5-big-ideas-in-education-that-dont-work 

Jan 19, 2017

John (@jfcatto) discusses the DITCH book and Pete (@mr_van_w) talks about using Twitter to connect with like-minded souls and build a PLN.

 

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John: DITCH That Textbook - Matt Miller

http://ditchthattextbook.com/ 

 

Pete:  Using Twitter to build a Personal Learning Network

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Tags to watch: #NZFlipChat, #FlippedLearning, #FlipClass, #EDChat, #AussieED, #SatChat, #PTChat, #ECTChat   

 

 

Jan 3, 2017

John (@jfcatto) depresses us all with more tales of standardised testing and Pete (@mr_van_w) pulls us out of that hole with use games to enhance reading and writing.

 

Articles:

John: Behind Singapore's PISA rankings success and why other countries may not want to join in the race - Amanda Wise

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-12-08/behind-singapore-pisa-rankings-success/8104074 

 

 

Pete:  Books-to-Games: Turning Classic Novels into Role Playing Adventures - Ki Sung

https://ww2.kqed.org/mindshift/2015/10/27/books-to-games-transforming-classic-novels-into-role-playing-adventures/

 

Honourable Mention: Teaching in Higeher Ed Podcast http://keeganslw.com/teaching-in-higher-ed-podcast/ 

 

 

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